It’s All Greek to Me

Via E&E News, here’s a leading climate skeptic’s explanation of his qualifications to pass judgment on climate science:

While he acknowledged he had no scientific credentials that would allow him to speak with authority on climate science, Monckton said he was uniquely qualified to explain the various logical fallacies that supporters of man-made climate change had engaged in to attack their critics “because I was classically trained.”

Yup, a knowledge of Ancient Greek is exactly what you need to understanding thermodynamics, statistics, and dynamic modeling. Next week he’ll explain how Aristotle disproved quantum physics.